Pride in the Park wraps-up Pride month this weekend with Chaka Khan, Gryffin and Tiesto

Thu. June 24, 2021 11:17 AM by Kevin Wayne

2019 pride in the park

photo credit // steven koch

After skipping last year, Pride in the Park is back!

Pride in the Park wraps-up Pride month with a two-day outdoor music festival at Butler Field in Grant Park on Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, 27.

"It's been more than a year, but this summer, live music and meaningful, safe ways to connect with our chosen friends and family is coming back,” said organizer Dusty Carpenter.

Headliners include Chaka Khan, Gryffin (DJ-set), Tiësto, plus Betty Who.

This year, the festival has expanded to include a second day.

Also added, a Pride Stage produced by CircuitMOM Productions, featuring top international and local musical talents including DJs Derrick Carter, Hector Fonseca, Tony Moran, and Tracey Young.

Those attending, must have proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test within three days, and also must download the Health Pass+ app on their smart phone.

Tickets start at $60 for Saturday, $40 for Sunday, and $100 for a two-day pass. Tickets and a complete line-up at

A portion of ticket sales for the festival will go to the Center on Halsted, and free tickets will be distributed to LGBTQ youth to ensure they can celebrate in a safe and open environment.

The Chicago Pride Parade has traditionally taken place on the last Sunday in June; however, the parade has been postponed until Sunday, October 3.

Related: Chicago Pride Parade postponed, but plenty to do this weekend